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The highlights of Hot Docs 2012

Richard Swift gives us a round-up of the best offerings at Toronto’s annual film-fest.…

  • Mon Jul 9 04:31:00 2012
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India’s whitening obsession goes vaginal

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is horrified by the latest addition to the global skin-lightening fetish as women are encouraged to bleach down below.…

  • Fri Jul 6 11:18:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Police beat up Peru’s green priest

Days after five are killed in clashes over the Minas Congas gold mining project, peaceful protester Father Marco Arana is dragged into custody.…

  • Fri Jul 6 06:18:00 2012
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John Lewis’ cleaners fight back

Those cleaning the huge department stores in London are still paid the minimum wage but now they’re getting organized, reports Michael Pooler.…

  • Thu Jul 5 11:40:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

The shoe-sellers of Bukavu

In the first of a three-part series from eastern Congo, Erin Marie Byrnes meets enterprising women trading in second-hand stilettos, pumps and booties.…

  • Thu Jul 5 10:11:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Bob Diamond: fall guy for the greedy

Vanessa Baird argues the ex-Barclays boss is being used to divert attention from the real problem: the relationship between finance and politics.…

  • Wed Jul 4 07:36:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Counterpower kicks off US tour

Tim Gee hitsUS bookshops to promote Counterpower: Making Change Happen.…

  • Wed Jul 4 06:30:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

An open letter to the President of the Republic of Sudan

The people want change, and this time it’s personal, says Nahla Mahmoud.…

  • Wed Jul 4 04:30:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Madagascar’s reality is no cartoon comedy

Recent political upheavals mean life in this island country is not quite as cosy and carefree as the animated film suggests, says Virgil Hawkins.…

  • Tue Jul 3 11:43:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Australia puts a price on carbon

Climate campaigner Anna Rose welcomes the new levy on big polluters, saying it will push Oz into a far greener framework…

  • Sun Jul 1 11:36:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

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